Data Cycle

3Q 2010

By Aaron Pugh | Dec. 5, 2011

After gaining 11 branches and numerous financial relationships from a local bank, Royal Credit Union hit the ground running.

By Andrew Bolton | June 27, 2011

Increased loan originations and strong earnings show credit unions in this Sand State are far from sunk.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 21, 2011

Members, dealers, and local economies benefit from Security Service’s indirect lending program.


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By Thomas Cullen | April 14, 2011

Security Service Federal Credit Union doesn’t let account delinquency dampen spirits or stall business.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 4, 2011

SSFCU sponsors a day in the stands and on the field with the Colorado Sky Sox.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 28, 2011

Security Service and its employees surpass big goals in support of charitable causes.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 21, 2011

In-house gym facilities and partnerships bolster Security Service’s health initiative.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 14, 2011

Automated services and processes increase employee security and member service.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 7, 2011

Electronic manuals allow a credit union to automatically update standards and policies across all branches.

By Lydia Cole | March 3, 2011

Return of the Member score leaders for credit unions $20-$50 million in assets.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 28, 2011

Strengthen your brand through SEG-specific products and PR.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 21, 2011

Employee volunteerism contributes to the community and enhances the credit union’s reputation.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 14, 2011

VP for asset recovery, Nancy O'Malley, talks about repossesing collateral and keeping spirits up.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 9, 2011

Security Service’s asset recovery strategy empowers employees and members to create solutions that benefit both parties.

By Aaron Pugh | Feb. 9, 2011

Post-acquisition is no time to let the dust settle. After gaining 11 branches and numerous financial relationships from a local bank this summer, Royal Credit Union made sure to hit the ground running.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 9, 2011

At Security Service, asset recovery employees are problem solvers, not order takers.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 7, 2011

From around-the-clock availability to emergency credit, here are just three ways Security Service offers members what they need when they need it.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 31, 2011

Security Service offers consistent loan products and servicing despite its multiple-market presence.

By Lydia Cole | Jan. 31, 2011

Nearly 40% of purchased participation loans are non member business lending loans.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 24, 2011

In the second webisode of Anatomy of a Dual Market, Jim Laffoon, COO of Security Service Federal Credit Union, offers three tips on how to evaluate the impact of entering a new market.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 24, 2011

Security Service COO, Jim Laffoon, offers three tips to evaluate the impact of entering a new market.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 17, 2011

The Anatomy of a Dual Market webisode series begins with a look at Security Service's move from Texas to Colorado.

By Alix Patterson | Jan. 11, 2011

The future is anything but bleak for credit unions.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 3, 2011

Credit unions use profitability management to enhance membership value.

By Nick Connors | Jan. 3, 2011

Growth in three key loan categories drives a 5.6% annual portfolio increase.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 2, 2011

The old adage “You can’t be in two places at once” doesn’t ring true for credit unions. Whether they are serving members with differing religious, occupational, or social affiliations or serving a membership that spans neighborhoods, cities, or states, credit unions are often required to be in two places at once.

By Thomas Cullen | Dec. 29, 2010

The holiday season saw consumers shift away from credit card spending. What does that mean for credit unions?

By Aaron Pugh | Dec. 20, 2010

In 2002, a Portland credit union undertook a dramatic reorientation with a new name to match. Where is it now?

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 15, 2010

Security Service Federal Credit Union is very good at entering and managing multiple markets. Learn more in this multi-feature series.

Never Far Away

By Thomas Cullen | Dec. 13, 2010

Remote deposit services extend an $8 million credit union’s reach.

By Thomas Cullen | Dec. 13, 2010

Fresh demand for downtown office space is leaving the suburbs vacant. Credit unions can even the scales.

By Thomas Cullen | Dec. 7, 2010

New figures show auto lenders are making more room for sub-prime borrowers. What does that mean for credit unions?

By Nick Connors | Dec. 6, 2010

Credit unions can draft big plans for 2011.

By Nick Connors | Dec. 2, 2010

More than $3.0 billion in net income and the highest third quarter loan originations volume in five years are just two reasons to celebrate.

By Aaron Pugh | Nov. 29, 2010

In offering financial stability to members today, the cooperative system positions itself for success tomorrow.

By Chip Filson | Nov. 29, 2010

There is a member story behind every loan, and credit unions are making a difference in lives across the country.  

By Nick Connors | Nov. 22, 2010

Strong growth and increasing demand creates an important role for member business lending in the loan portfolio.

By Lydia Cole | Nov. 15, 2010

The full effect of Regulation E on credit unions is yet to be determined.

By Alix Patterson | Nov. 8, 2010

Voters knocked. Now credit unions can help elected officials answer.

By Nick Connors | Nov. 8, 2010

Preliminary 3Q data shows credit unions are reporting quarterly loan growth and strong liquidity.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 2, 2010

Get a jump-start on your strategic planning with fresh data from FirstLook credit unions.

By Alix Patterson | Nov. 1, 2010

National reports and local initiatives illustrate how responsible financial institutions help members save money, spend wisely, and jump-start economies.

By Lydia Cole | Nov. 1, 2010

Loan origination, asset quality, and earnings are still the focus of many credit unions.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 1, 2010

Wright-Patt Credit Union offers products and services that tether the Ohio-base institution to the community it calls home.